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Greensboro College Admission Requirements

Greensboro, North Carolina

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Chances of getting into Greensboro College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
78%
Admission Difficulty for Greensboro College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Greensboro College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Greensboro College is 78%.  It ranks #40 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Greensboro College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 787 out of 1,014 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent (SAT 900/1100 ACT 16/22). Greensboro College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.35. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Greensboro College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Greensboro College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Greensboro College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
900-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT 
67%
SAT Scores for Greensboro College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Greensboro College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1000

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Greensboro College?

Greensboro College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. Greensboro College ranks #31 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 67 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Greensboro College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1100 and Above Good >87%
1000 to 1100 Avg + 78%-87%
900 to 1000 Avg - 65%-78%
800 to 900 Reach 50%-65%
Less than 800 Low <50%
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Greensboro College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
55%
ACT Scores for Greensboro College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Greensboro College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Greensboro College?

Admission data indicates that Greensboro College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #29 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Greensboro College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Greensboro College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
22 and Above Good >87%
19 to 22 Avg + 78%-87%
16 to 19 Avg - 65%-78%
13 to 16 Reach 50%-65%
Less than 13 Low <50%
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Greensboro College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.35
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Greensboro College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Greensboro College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Greensboro College was 3.35 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.35 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Greensboro College accepts 78% of all applicants.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

51.8% of Greensboro College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Greensboro College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 5.9%
Top 25% of class 21.6%
Top 50% of class 52%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Greensboro College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 484 530 1,014
Accepted 371 416 787
Acceptance Rate 77% 78% 78%
Enrolled 40 93 133
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 22% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
290

Applicants have 290 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Greensboro College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Greensboro College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Greensboro College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Greensboro College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198598 IPEDS survey data for Greensboro College.

FAQs

Does Greensboro College prefer SAT or ACT?

67% of students submit their SAT scores to Greensboro College. 55% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Greensboro College?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to Greensboro College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Greensboro College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1100. 67% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Greensboro College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 22. 55% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.